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How to use nickering in a sentence

  • He dropped to the ground and stood there, quivering in every muscle and nickering plaintively.

  • There was no light but the nickering taper held by the man, and by its uncertain glimmer Shorthouse turned to examine him.

  • The rhythms seem to approach the wild, unnumbered rhythms of the forest and the wind and the nickering sunlight.

    Musical Portraits | Paul Rosenfeld
  • In the clear depths of the lad's hazel eyes he saw a faint, nickering, wavering light, which gave a yellow tinge to them.

    The Missionary | George Griffith
  • Old Doctor was quite out of the wind in a cave of snow and nickering for his breakfast.

    Eben Holden | Irving Bacheller

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